Spirits

Oisin Davis: The spirits made by Sliabh Liag Distillers in Donegal are worth your attention

Whiskey, vodka and gin are all made by James and Moira Doherty, who have lots of plans for future growth

James Doherty is one half of the husband-and-wife team behind Donegal’s Sliabh Liag Distillery

James Doherty's parents departed their native Donegal when there was a lack of work and opportunity for them. He's now living in the same county they left, working as the managing director of Sliabh Liag Distillers in Ardara and is the current chairman of the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA).

It's where he's doing his utmost to ensure future generations of his family, and others in the area, should never be left wanting in the same ...